Minnesota State Legislature
Walz says he'll give up COVID-19 emergency powers by Aug. 1
Jun. 26, 2021 12:01 PM EDT
Minnesota House passes $7 billion transportation budget bill
Jun. 23, 2021 05:56 PM EDT
Deals on most budget bills take shape Minnesota Legislature
By Steve Karnowski Jun. 22, 2021 02:42 PM EDT
Minnesota lawmakers to hand out nearly $1B in tax cuts
By Mohamed Ibrahim Jun. 21, 2021 05:25 PM EDT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After a session marked early on by talk of possible tax increases, the Minnesota Legislature was on track Monday to hand out serious tax...
Landlords sue to force end to Minnesota eviction moratorium
Jun. 15, 2021 11:34 AM EDT
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A group representing Minnesota landlords announced a lawsuit Tuesday to force an end to the eviction moratorium imposed by Gov. Tim Walz...
Minnesota lawmakers convene special session to finish budget
By Mohamed Ibrahim Jun. 14, 2021 04:13 PM EDT
Walz, leaders, seek budget breakthroughs as Capitol reopens
By Steve Karnowski Jun. 10, 2021 04:08 PM EDT
Fences comes down at Minnesota Capitol; layoff notes go out
Jun. 01, 2021 04:44 PM EDT
Capitol fence will be missing when Legislature reconvenes
By Steve Karnowski May. 18, 2021 05:02 PM EDT
Walz, legislative leaders reach $52 billion budget deal
By Steve Karnowski May. 17, 2021 11:51 AM EDT
Minnesota Legislature faces tough budget talks in week ahead
By Steve Karnowski May. 07, 2021 12:25 PM EDT
Minnesota House Democrats unveil package of budget bills
By Mohamed Ibrahim Apr. 05, 2021 07:13 PM EDT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota House Democrats unveiled legislation on Monday that calls for more spending on education and recovery for those most affected by...
Minnesota Senate Republicans counter Walz budget proposal
By Mohamed Ibrahim Mar. 16, 2021 07:11 PM EDT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Senate Republicans released a two-year budget proposal on Tuesday with no proposed tax increases to help balance the state's...
Walz urges lawmakers to pass summer education package
By Mohamed Ibrahim Mar. 11, 2021 06:48 PM EST
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday urged Minnesota lawmakers to immediately pass legislation to fund a $150 million summer education package in the...
'Now democracy starts,' Walz says as deficit becomes surplus
By Steve Karnowski Feb. 26, 2021 05:49 PM EST
Walz's $518M bonding bill includes money to rebuild cities
By Steve Karnowski Feb. 22, 2021 05:44 PM EST
Senate vote to reopen schools lays out partisan divide
By Steve Karnowski Feb. 18, 2021 03:04 PM EST
House GOP calls for lifting business restrictions by May 1
By Steve Karnowski Feb. 08, 2021 12:24 PM EST
Minneapolis Fed chief: Vaccinations key to economic recovery
By Steve Karnowski Feb. 02, 2021 12:57 PM EST
Greater Minnesota cities outline top legislative priorities
By Mohamed Ibrahim Jan. 29, 2021 06:35 PM EST
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Communities across Minnesota asked state lawmakers Friday for more support for child care, housing, water infrastructure and aid to local...